Go to the “tekio”
Why are we called Altekio?
The indigenous communities of Oaxaca (Mexico) call “tequio” the work in which each person in the community offers what they are and what they have for projects that contribute to the common good. It is a different kind of work, collective, cooperative and inclusive: from all people and for all people.
When we formed this team, we discovered that we had our own particular and common “tekio”: the ecosocial transition, that set of transformations in which we participate in order to build a more harmonious world together with all the people and projects that accompany us. Thus, going “to the tekio” is the meaning, the attitude and the option that unites us.
At Altekio we work to contribute to ecosocial transformation. Our motivation, what moves and activates us, is to contribute our appreciative view to this collective process in which so many people, entities and networks contribute with what we are and what we know to put the care of life back at the centre of our societies and economies.
To achieve our purpose, we work towards sustainability considering its four pillars: social, environmental, economic and cultural (worldview). This holistic approach allows us to combine our scientific and technical knowledge with our expertise in the field of facilitation.
We create spaces that enable dialogue and listening between different kinds of knowledge.
And we are convinced that the relationships that are woven in these spaces are a key tool for the successful development of personal, structural and territorial transformation processes.
We are committed to transforming relationships in order to transform the world.
Theory of Change
At Altekio we dedicate our time and energy to making a positive impact on society. To frame this work we designed our Theory of Change, a narrative of transformation where we reflect on the objectives and goals that mark the route to achieve our purpose.